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Portland is full of creative, energetic people. Here, the question, "What do you do?" often gets several answers. There's the day job(s), the side project, the passion project, and oftentimes the band, the art practice, or the craft. It's rare to find a Portlander who does just one thing; maybe that's why so much is happening in a relatively small city (pop. 66,000). Explore the profiles below to find out more about who lives and/or works in Portland, and if you know a local character who's missing, send the "create a profile" link along! We hope you'll join us in representing the full breadth of what "creative" means here.

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Kate Kaminski

Challenging the cinematic status quo one film at a time

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Virginia Rose

Creating catalysts and conduits for appreciating art.

Stephanie Brock

I help create inspiring workplaces

Jess Lauren Lipton

I solve Portland's creative problems by day and push the boundaries of pop art by night.